The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 534 326 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.23% 8.77% 5.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.40% 26.68% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 218 103
Median daily rate £413 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £570 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £28.50 £55.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +46.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £41.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £57.25 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +6.69%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1290 1222 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.38% 32.86% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 785 531
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +3 207 £413 -5.71% 31
Manchester +15 206 £425 - 89
Lancashire +5 75 £400 +2.56% 14
Merseyside +13 32 £385 -9.41% 13
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 530 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 273 (26.84%) Oracle
4 252 (24.78%) TDD
5 231 (22.71%) Web Services
6 229 (22.52%) Linux
7 226 (22.22%) XML
8 209 (20.55%) Spring
9 208 (20.45%) Finance
9 208 (20.45%) HTML
10 186 (18.29%) SQL
11 167 (16.42%) CSS
12 161 (15.83%) Scrum
13 158 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
14 155 (15.24%) J2EE
15 136 (13.37%) REST
16 118 (11.60%) SOAP
16 118 (11.60%) Banking
17 115 (11.31%) Software Engineering
18 113 (11.11%) JBoss
19 106 (10.42%) IBM
19 106 (10.42%) Jenkins
19 106 (10.42%) HTML5
20 104 (10.23%) JSON
21 103 (10.13%) BDD
22 94 (9.24%) Web Development
22 94 (9.24%) Hibernate
23 92 (9.05%) Open Source
24 91 (8.95%) SOA
25 90 (8.85%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 113 (11.11%) JBoss
2 88 (8.65%) WebSphere
3 81 (7.96%) Tomcat
4 68 (6.69%) Apache
5 37 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 35 (3.44%) Tuxedo
7 33 (3.24%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.57%) SharePoint
9 15 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
10 14 (1.38%) Confluence
11 13 (1.28%) ATG Dynamo
12 12 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
12 12 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 11 (1.08%) CICS
13 11 (1.08%) GeoServer
14 10 (0.98%) IIS
15 8 (0.79%) NetWeaver
16 6 (0.59%) iPlanet
16 6 (0.59%) Mule
16 6 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.49%) MS Office
3 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.20%) Mingle
4 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.098%) MS Project
5 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.69%) SAP MDM
2 7 (0.69%) SAP SRM
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.39%) BASE24
5 3 (0.29%) Magento
5 3 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.098%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.098%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.098%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.06%) IaaS
3 19 (1.87%) GitHub
4 17 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 14 (1.38%) Amazon Kinesis
6 12 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (0.69%) Veeva
9 4 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.39%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.39%) Route 53
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.20%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 89 (8.75%) HTTP
2 56 (5.51%) Network Security
3 43 (4.23%) Internet
4 10 (0.98%) DNS
5 9 (0.88%) LDAP
5 9 (0.88%) SSL
6 6 (0.59%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.39%) ATM
7 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.29%) Firewall
8 3 (0.29%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.29%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.29%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.20%) DHCP
9 2 (0.20%) FTP
9 2 (0.20%) IPsec
9 2 (0.20%) LAN
9 2 (0.20%) SMTP
9 2 (0.20%) SSH
9 2 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (8.46%) Oracle Database
2 78 (7.67%) MySQL
3 71 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 58 (5.70%) SQL Server
5 52 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (3.93%) MongoDB
6 40 (3.93%) NoSQL
7 32 (3.15%) RDBMS
8 30 (2.95%) Hadoop
9 29 (2.85%) Big Data
10 28 (2.75%) DB2
11 21 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.57%) OLAP
13 16 (1.57%) OLAP Cube
14 15 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.28%) Neo4j
15 13 (1.28%) SAP BW
16 12 (1.18%) GIS
16 12 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 106 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 89 (8.75%) JIRA
3 88 (8.65%) Git (software)
4 76 (7.47%) Selenium
5 71 (6.98%) JUnit
6 53 (5.21%) Maven
7 50 (4.92%) Subversion
8 37 (3.64%) Cucumber
9 32 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (2.85%) Talend Open Studio
11 22 (2.16%) WebDriver
12 21 (2.06%) Gradle
13 20 (1.97%) Ant
14 17 (1.67%) Mercurial
14 17 (1.67%) SpecFlow
15 16 (1.57%) Mockito
15 16 (1.57%) TestComplete
16 14 (1.38%) Eclipse
17 12 (1.18%) SonarQube
18 11 (1.08%) ClearCase
General
1 208 (20.45%) Finance
2 118 (11.60%) Banking
3 29 (2.85%) Retail
4 16 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (1.18%) Games
5 12 (1.18%) Retail Banking
6 10 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.88%) Local Government
7 9 (0.88%) Marketing
8 7 (0.69%) Billing
8 7 (0.69%) Legal
9 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.59%) Law
10 5 (0.49%) International Banking
10 5 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.39%) Electronics
11 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.29%) Advertising
13 2 (0.20%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 600 (59.00%) Developer
2 384 (37.76%) Java Developer
3 109 (10.72%) Architect
4 106 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 80 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
6 72 (7.08%) Analyst
7 51 (5.01%) Agile Developer
8 50 (4.92%) Consultant
9 46 (4.52%) Technical Architect
10 44 (4.33%) Agile Java Developer
11 40 (3.93%) Java Architect
12 37 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (2.85%) Java Engineer
14 28 (2.75%) Technical Leader
15 27 (2.65%) HTML Developer
15 27 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
15 27 (2.65%) Scala Developer
16 26 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
16 26 (2.56%) Test Analyst
17 24 (2.36%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (22.71%) Web Services
2 226 (22.22%) XML
3 209 (20.55%) Spring
4 208 (20.45%) HTML
5 167 (16.42%) CSS
6 155 (15.24%) J2EE
7 136 (13.37%) REST
8 118 (11.60%) SOAP
9 106 (10.42%) HTML5
10 104 (10.23%) JSON
11 94 (9.24%) Hibernate
12 90 (8.85%) .NET
13 89 (8.75%) RESTful
14 88 (8.65%) JDBC
15 84 (8.26%) AngularJS
15 84 (8.26%) Middleware
16 75 (7.37%) JSP
17 67 (6.59%) CSS3
18 56 (5.51%) Apache Camel
19 53 (5.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.51%) Digital Media
2 45 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.54%) User Experience
4 35 (3.44%) Clustering
5 32 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.46%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.87%) Mainframe
9 18 (1.77%) Online Banking
10 17 (1.67%) Data Integration
10 17 (1.67%) IVR
11 14 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
11 14 (1.38%) PMI
12 13 (1.28%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.98%) iPad
13 10 (0.98%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.88%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.88%) Smart Meter
15 6 (0.59%) MHEG
15 6 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 229 (22.52%) Linux
2 68 (6.69%) Unix
2 68 (6.69%) Windows
3 33 (3.24%) Android
4 28 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (1.77%) Mac OS X
6 16 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.08%) AIX
7 11 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.49%) VME
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.29%) Solaris
9 3 (0.29%) zOS
10 2 (0.20%) CentOS
10 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (24.78%) TDD
3 161 (15.83%) Scrum
4 158 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (11.31%) Software Engineering
6 103 (10.13%) BDD
7 94 (9.24%) Web Development
8 92 (9.05%) Open Source
9 91 (8.95%) SOA
10 87 (8.55%) E-Commerce
11 75 (7.37%) CRM
12 72 (7.08%) DevOps
12 72 (7.08%) OO
13 70 (6.88%) Waterfall
14 62 (6.10%) ERP
15 59 (5.80%) MVC
16 56 (5.51%) High Availability
16 56 (5.51%) Kanban
16 56 (5.51%) SDLC
17 51 (5.01%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 332 (32.65%) JavaScript
2 186 (18.29%) SQL
3 78 (7.67%) PL/SQL
4 77 (7.57%) PHP
5 75 (7.37%) Python
6 68 (6.69%) Ruby
7 63 (6.19%) C
8 59 (5.80%) Scala
9 57 (5.60%) C#
10 52 (5.11%) Bash Shell
11 47 (4.62%) COBOL
12 39 (3.83%) C++
13 35 (3.44%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.36%) Groovy
15 19 (1.87%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.38%) Clojure
16 14 (1.38%) VB
17 11 (1.08%) Objective-C
18 8 (0.79%) Assembly Language
18 8 (0.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 75 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 53 (5.21%) Degree
3 37 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.38%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.79%) ISEB
7 8 (0.79%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.69%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.59%) MCITP
9 6 (0.59%) MCTS
9 6 (0.59%) RHCE
10 2 (0.20%) PhD
11 1 (0.098%) HND
11 1 (0.098%) MCP
11 1 (0.098%) OCP
11 1 (0.098%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.34%) QA
2 16 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.39%) SLA
6 2 (0.20%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.098%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (2.06%) Docker
2 14 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.59%) UAG
7 4 (0.39%) HDFS
7 4 (0.39%) vSphere
8 2 (0.20%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.20%) Squid
8 2 (0.20%) vCloud
9 1 (0.098%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.098%) RACF
9 1 (0.098%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (5.01%) Puppet
2 44 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.79%) StatsD
4 7 (0.69%) Ansible
5 6 (0.59%) CA Wily
5 6 (0.59%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.59%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.39%) Mesos
6 4 (0.39%) Rundeck
6 4 (0.39%) SCCM
7 3 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.29%) Nagios
7 3 (0.29%) Nessus
7 3 (0.29%) Oozie
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.20%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 273 (26.84%) Oracle
2 106 (10.42%) IBM
3 55 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 29 (2.85%) Red Hat
4 29 (2.85%) Talend
5 28 (2.75%) Micro Focus
6 25 (2.46%) SAP
7 19 (1.87%) HP
8 18 (1.77%) Google
8 18 (1.77%) Vertica
9 17 (1.67%) ATG
10 16 (1.57%) SaltStack
10 16 (1.57%) VMware
11 15 (1.47%) hybris
12 13 (1.28%) Citrix
13 12 (1.18%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.18%) IFS
14 11 (1.08%) Endeca
14 11 (1.08%) ESRI
15 10 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £415 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £360 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Volt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + dependent on suitability
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £331 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago